* APOC3 variant identified using UK10K data 16th September

Gene variant that dramatically reduces 'bad' lipids

Genomics of quantitative variation | Nicole Soranzo

[Image: Annie Cavanagh, Wellcome Images]

* Why humans don’t suffer from chimpanzee malaria 9th September

Comparison holds key to human infection

Malaria Programme | Parasite Genomics | Matt Berriman

[Image: Heidi Lançon]

* Samtools upgrade underpins faster data sharing 15th August

Samtools now supports CRAM format

Richard Durbin | Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

[Image: Genome Research Limited]

* quick link - http://q.sanger.ac.uk/bppb08nz